VICTORIAN Trade Card for L.I. Fisk & Co's Extra Pale Bar Soap
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AGE: C.1890 or so
ITEM: A Victorian era trade card for L.I. Fisk & Co's Extra Pale Bar Soap. Front graphics depict a reclining lady in blue surrounded by a young girl (sitting, partially dressed) and two children (no clothes). A maid seems to be coaxing the children to wash while another young girl washes her hand in a basin (top left). The back of the card states all the info about the product - Extra Pale, Cut Full Weight, Two, Three and Four Pound Bars of the Best and Cleanest Bar Soap in America!
CONDITION: Very nice with great color. The back of the card has light age browning and there is a bit of shaved paper at the bottom right corner - nothing that breaks to the other side.
NOTE: The cards always look better in person than in my scans/photos.
PUBLISHERS INFORMATION: None.
SIZE: 4-3/4" x 2-3/4"
FINAL COMMENTS: One terrific old card!
FURTHER NOTE: I can put an awful lot of paper into one envelope so be assured, if you buy more than 1 piece of paper, I will adjust the postage once I receive the purchase order. And please, don’t pay until I HAVE revised the postage. Thanks.
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